Aspiring Farmer Academy

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is excited to announce their inaugural "Aspiring Farmer Academy". This six week remote training is targeted at prospective or exploring farmers, startup farms , and re-strategizing farmers. The series will cover the following topics:

  • Whole Farm Planning
  • Marketing
  • Business Management
  • Land Acquisition & Tenure
  • Sustainable Farming Practices

Whether you are a farm dreamer, or one who has been in production for ten years and is looking to strategize for a profitable 2021, this series is for you. Trainers aim to aid new and existing farmers in make informed farm planning decisions.

The cost for this series is $50, which includes a padfolio to store all program materials generated during the class sessions. Each session will feature experts in their field combined with interactive opportunities to apply concepts to the current farm situation, or farm dream.

Registration is limited to provide the best learning experience for students. Payment is required at the time of registration. Any questions can be directed to Laura Biasillo at lw257@cornell.edu.






Laura Biasillo
Agricultural Economic Development Specialist
(607) 584-5007

Last updated December 4, 2020